A big premiere week continued with NBC's "Mister Sterling" and the WB's "Surreal Life" off to promising starts, while CBS' "Queens Supreme" was a bit slower out of the gate.
Road grosses turned up during Week 32 (Dec. 30-Jan. 6). With 19 shows reporting, the total B.O. reached $14,754,823, an uptick of 3.5%.
Just a day after Universal revealed that it has signed Ving Rhames to star in an updated version of a '70s cop show from its own stable, "Kojak" (Daily Variety, Jan. 10), the USA Network has…
Reacting to financial headaches for thesps, the SAG-producers pension and health plan has extended the deadline to Jan. 31 for payment of its first-ever health insurance premiums.
Maurice Gibb, the background vocalist, resident comedian and bassist in rock's most successful brother group, the Bee Gees, died Jan. 12 after emergency surgery for an intestinal blockage. He was 53.
Venice Intl. Film Festival event chief Moritz de Hadeln is mulling turning the abandoned Lido di Venezia airport into a screening venue as he continues to hunt solutions to problems that plague the…
New York-based private equity firm Hudson Investment Group is reportedly weighing a bid for the financially troubled German sports channel DSF.
James Cameron looks set to direct a documentary on the Prestige tanker disaster, which sank off the Spanish coast on Nov. 19, carrying 70,000 tons of oil.
A lack of Lack won't have an immediate impact on the day-to-day lives of most NBC employees -- though it certainly doesn't hurt the long-term outlook for one Peacock staffer: Jeff Zucker.
The 2-year-old animation category has one of the newest and decidedly one of the most arcane selection processes in the Academy rulebook. So studios pushing nominees for best animated feature must…